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Utility worker discovers dead body in northeast Lubbock

By Ben Lawson  - bio | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Homicide detectives with the Lubbock Police Department remained in northeast Lubbock Monday evening after a utility worker discovered a dead boy in the area Monday afternoon.  Authorities tell NewsChannel 11 a worker with the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority discovered the body around 3 p.m.

Investigators have identified the victim as a male, between 18 and 25-years-old.  He is estimated to be between 5'6" and 5'9" tall and weigh between 130 lbs. and 160 lbs.  The victim had on St. John's Bay blue jeans, a black leather belt, and a plain, white t-shirt.  He was also wearing black or dark blue, Vans type, lace-up tennis shoes.  The victim also had a green and white cross necklace, made of plastic, craft string. 

The victim was found near the intersection of North Guava Street and East Municipal Drive.  Authorities say that the body was located about a half-mile west of Guava in a field.  They do say there is a dirt path to the area.

Police tell us they do not have any outstanding missing person reports locally that match the victim's description.  They ask anyone who could help identify the victim to call Crime Line at (806) 741-1000.

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